Business Administration Associate

Full Time | Morrisville, NC


AlgiKnit is a biomaterials company integrating science and design into textile production. Addressing the ecological damage caused by the fashion industry, AlgiKnit is creating durable yet rapidly degradable yarns. We envision the next generation of sustainable, wearable and ethical materials, produced within a closed-loop life cycle.

AlgiKnit is looking for a motivated Business Administration Associate who is excited to help develop overall team operations with a focus on strategic growth and systems. Our employees gain a unique and fulfilling experience by developing and executing hands-on approaches to sustainably-minded strategies in a dynamic start-up environment. Our team members benefit from a small, close-knit working environment as all facets of our business are done collaboratively in our shared facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a pleasant work environment ensuring high levels of organization, communication and safety

  • Work closely with the ops team to organize operations including, purchasing, inventory management, contract administration 

  • Establish and implement critical systems and SOPs for a growing team

  • Assist with facilities planning and maintenance and coordinate with necessary vendors

  • Manage ongoing facility needs and necessary actions for office requirements such as IT, commercial insurance, supplies and services 

  • Report and identify any areas of improvement for office operations and procedures to Senior Management 

  • Assist with implementation of operational policies and guidelines for the organization 

  • Organize company events and meetings as needed

Required Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills to meet goals, set priorities, and work under short deadlines in a new environment.

  • Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, and ability to express technical and nontechnical concepts clearly and concisely

  • Efficient and effective communication skills across an interdisciplinary team

  • Ability to handle confidential business information

  • Team player with a positive attitude

  • Professional, detail-oriented

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite

Supplementary: 

  • A passion for sustainability and circular economies 

  • Been a strategic leader who works well at the macro as well as micro levels

  • Highly analytical and quantitative skill set with strong business acumen


Job Details:

Qualifications: 

  • 1-3 years in progressive operations roles

  • Background in corporate operation, venture-backedps, high-growth, and entrepreneurial environments.

 

Employment: Full-time

Location: Morrisville, NC


At AlgiKnit you will be part of a small, highly driven team. We came together in 2016 to create high-performance, low-impact textiles that fit into a circular economy. As part of the team, you will play a key part in achieving these goals. 



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